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Canon EOS RP Mirrorless Camera

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Canon EOS RP Mirrorless Camera
Key Features
  • 26.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • UHD 4K and Full HD 1080 Video
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
Impressively small despite having a large full-frame sensor, the Canon EOS RP offers flexible imaging capabilities along with a portable form factor. Featuring a high-resolution 26.2MP full-frame CMOS sensor along with a DIGIC 8 image processor, both stills and UHD 4K video can be recorded using a broad sensitivity range, from ISO 100-40000, to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions. Continuous shooting is also supported at up to 5 fps for photographing moving subjects. The sensor also facilitates an advanced Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, with 4779 selectable on-sensor phase-detection points for quickly and accurately acquiring focus during stills and video operation.
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Canon RP Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Canon RF Lens Mount
  • 326.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 4Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 5UHD 4K Video Recording
  • 6Body Design
  • 7EOS Webcam Utility

Impressively small despite having a large full-frame sensor, the Canon EOS RP offers flexible imaging capabilities along with a portable form factor. Featuring a high-resolution 26.2MP full-frame CMOS sensor along with a DIGIC 8 image processor, both stills and UHD 4K video can be recorded using a broad sensitivity range, from ISO 100-40000, to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions. Continuous shooting is also supported at up to 5 fps for photographing moving subjects. The sensor also facilitates an advanced Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, with 4779 selectable on-sensor phase-detection points for quickly and accurately acquiring focus during stills and video operation.

Complementing the sensor and processor, the RP also sports a 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder along with a rear 3.0" 1.04m-dot vari-angle touchscreen LCD monitor for easier viewing from high and low angles. Additionally, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth allow for wireless remote camera control along with direct image sharing to linked mobile devices.

Canon RF Lens Mount
The EOS RP features the RF lens mount, which support Canon's line of RF-mount lenses. This mount is characterized by its wide 54mm diameter and short 20mm flange-back distance, which promotes the ability to design lenses that are both faster and smaller than their SLR equivalents. The mount also incorporates a 12-pin electronic contact system for more sophisticated autofocus and image stabilization capabilities. This mount design also lends full compatibility to existing EF and EF-S-mount lenses via an optional EF-EOS R Mount Adapter.
26.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 8 Image Processor
A large 26.2MP full-frame CMOS sensor is featured and serves as an ideal balance between high-resolution output, low-light performance, and high-speed capabilities. When paired with the DIGIC 8 image processor, the EOS RP has a wide native sensitivity range from ISO 100-40000 for working in a variety of lighting conditions. Additionally, continuous shooting up to 5 fps is possible for working with moving subjects.
Dual Pixel CMOS AF
Dual Pixel CMOS AF offers smooth and fast focusing performance in a similar manner to how a camcorder acquires focus. This system integrates two separate photodiodes within each pixel to provide a broad and dense network phase-detection gathering elements across a majority of the image sensor to reduce focus hunting for faster, more direct control of focus placement. When working with still imagery, this focusing system works to acquire focus quickly and accurately, making it ideally suited to shooting and tracking moving subjects so that critical focus is attained with each shot. When shooting video, a Movie Servo AF mode offers smooth and natural focusing when changing from different subjects or different distances within the scene, as well as the ability to specify tracking sensitivity, AF speed, and Face or Eye Tracking priority. Benefited by the Touch AF system, rack focus is possible simply by touching elements within the scene on the touchscreen in order to change focus in an intuitive manner. Subject tracking in movies is also heightened due to the Dual Pixel CMOS AF system's ability to recognize subjects and maintain focus when working within changing or cluttered scenery. Additionally, the focus system is sensitive down to EV -5 for working in truly low-light conditions with accurate AF capabilities.
UHD 4K Video Recording
Designed for multimedia image-maker, the EOS RP supports UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution recording at up to 23.98 fps at 120 Mb/s, along with Full HD 1080p and HD 720p at 60 fps for slow motion playback. When recording in-camera, 4K video has 4:2:0 sampling and 8-bit color depth, and 4:2:2 8-bit output is possible when using an external recorder.

Audio can be recorded using the on-board stereo microphone or an optional external mic can also be used via the 3.5mm mic jack.

Also, 5-axis Dual Sensing IS can be used when recording video to electronically reduce the appearance of camera shake for sharper, smoother recording.
Body Design
  • Integrated 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder affords a bright and clear means for eye-level viewing.
  • Rear 3.0" 1.04m-dot LCD features a vari-angle design for easier use when working from high, low, and front-facing angles. It is also a touchscreen for intuitive control over shooting, playback, and menu navigation controls.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity enable wireless sharing, control, and image transfer with a compatible smart device via the Canon Camera Connect app, which also supports geotagging your files using your mobile device's location data.
  • In-camera charging over USB is supported for easier on-the-go charging.
EOS Webcam Utility
Extending the capabilities of the camera, Canon's EOS Webcam Utility software lets you turn your camera into a versatile webcam by just connecting it to a computer via USB. Compatible with a variety of streaming apps, including ZOOM, YouTube Live, Microsoft Teams, and more, this software also maintains the ability to record internally while livestreaming.
UPC: 013803313222

Canon RP Specs

Lens MountCanon RF
Sensor ResolutionActual: 27.1 Megapixel
Effective: 26.2 Megapixel (6240 x 4160)
Image Sensor35.9 x 24 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS
Image StabilizationDigital, 5-Axis (Video Only)
Built-In ND FilterNone
Capture TypeStills & Video
Exposure Control
Shutter TypeElectronic Shutter
Shutter Speed1/4000 to 30 Seconds
Bulb/Time ModeBulb Mode
ISO SensitivityPhoto
100 to 40,000 in Auto Mode (Extended: 50 to 102,400)
100 to 25,600 in Manual, Auto Mode (Extended: 100 to 102,400)
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range-3 to 20 EV
White BalancePresets: Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, Tungsten
Continuous ShootingUp to 5 fps at 26.2 MP for up to 50 Frames (Raw) / Unlimited Frames (JPEG)
Interval RecordingYes
Self-Timer2/10-Second Delay
Still Image Capture
Image Sizes4:3 Raw
5536 x 4160
3:2 Raw
6240 x 4160
16:9 Raw
6240 x 3504
1:1 Raw
4160 x 4160
5536 x 4160
3680 x 2768
2768 x 2080
2112 x 1600
6240 x 4160
4160 x 2768
3120 x 2080
2400 x 1600
16:9 DCF / EXIF / JPEG
6240 x 3504
4160 x 2336
3120 x 1752
2400 x 1344
4160 x 4160
2768 x 2768
2080 x 2080
1600 x 1600
Aspect Ratio3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image File FormatJPEG, Raw
Bit Depth14-Bit
Internal Recording ModesH.264/MP4
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25 fps
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [60 Mb/s]
1280 x 720 at 25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [12 Mb/s]
External Recording ModesHDMI
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)
1920 x 1080p
1280 x 720
Recording LimitUp to 30 Minutes
IP StreamingNone
Built-In Microphone TypeStereo
Audio Recording AAC Audio
LPCM Audio
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Video I/O1 x Mini-HDMI Output
Audio I/O1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input
Power I/O1 x USB-C Input/Output
Other I/O1 x USB-C (USB 2.0) Data Input/Output (Shared with Power Input)
1 x Canon E3 (2.5 mm Sub-Mini) Input
WirelessWi-Fi, Bluetooth
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)None
Resolution1,040,000 Dot
Display TypeArticulating Touchscreen LCD
TypeBuilt-In Electronic
Resolution2,360,000 Dot
Eye Point22 mm
MagnificationApprox. 0.7x
Diopter Adjustment-4 to +1
Focus TypeAuto and Manual Focus
Focus ModeContinuous-Servo AF, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus PointsPhase Detection: 4779
Autofocus Sensitivity-5 to +18 EV
Built-In FlashNo
Maximum Sync Speed1/180 Second
Flash Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash SystemeTTL
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity0 to 85%
Battery Type1 x LP-E17 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 1040 mAh
Tripod Mounting Thread1 x 1/4"-20 Female (Bottom)
Accessory Mount1 x Hot Shoe Mount
Material of ConstructionAluminum, Magnesium Alloy, Polycarbonate
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.2 x 3.3 x 2.8" / 132.5 x 85 x 70 mm
Weight1.07 lb / 485 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.4 x 8.8 x 6"

Canon RP Reviews


By Jacob
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2023-04-24

I shoot mainly video, hardly any photography. I have an R6 as my A-cam and was looking for something in the same family as my B-cam so I could match colors between the two cameras more easily. I think this camera is fine, it does the job okay. Full frame for this cheap, that was my biggest selling point. The footage from this camera is not super great. It could be because I had a cheap lens on it (RF 24-105 f/4-7.1). I slapped on my 24-70mm f/2.8 USM II and the resulting footage was much better (crazy the difference a lens can make in image quality) but still not superb. The two areas it is lacking most in my opinion is the autofocus and the lack of menu options. I had the 24-70mm f/2.8 USM II on it, a very popular and very sharp lens, and the RP's autofocus took about 4 times as long to find the focus as my R6 did. It was also not very reliable. I came back from an entire day of shooting to find that most of an hour-long interview, it was focusing on the wall behind my subject, when my subject was directly in front of the camera. You could say it's my fault for not monitoring the camera for the whole time, but when you're a one man band wearing all the hats anyways, a camera that's mainly unreliable, and doesn't check off my boxes the way I was planning it to, doesn't make sense to keep in my camera bag. Overall, I'm selling this camera now because 1 it wasn't reliable for a whole day's shoot, 2 no C-Log (I knew this upon buying, but decided to buy anyways and I am regretting it), 3 autofocus is seriously lacking!!!! it hunts like crazy, focuses on the most random parts of your image at the worst times, and can't hold focus on a still subject in an interview setting. I'm considering buying the R7 (even though it's an APS-C sensor) because of 1 the raving reviews I've seen about it, 2 the improved autofocus, and 3 C-Log

Good Camera - but disappointing. Not "bullet-proof"

By fisherbrad2
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2023-02-06

Plusses: Use of legacy EOS L-series and other EF lenses with adapter. Full frame imager. Minuses: Less robust build quality to previous DSLR generations. Dead pixels. Poor internal surge protection when using AC adaptor for webcam (fried my camera and it no longer works). Cost of repair higher than value of a 3 year old camera. I also own an "R" model and was also sorely disappointed with it, too. Vertical line in the center of the imager required replacement. Repair cost 60% of purchasing a new one. Early adopting of technology not advised. Imagine the newer models (2022/23) better than this early generation.

Great Travel Camera

By JimO
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-18

I bought this camera to upgrade the technology to a mirrorless camera. I have a Canon 6D camera and I felt as if I didn't downgrade in functionality because this camera had all the functionality and then some. This camera came with the 24-105 lens. My Canon 6D had GPS receiver built in to geotag the images. The RP didn't have this functionality so I bought a Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2 because I like to geotag all my photos. The receiver goes on the hot shoe and it is very easy to set up. It worked very well. The flip out screen is definitely a game changer and that was another main reason to buy the camera. I took some pictures with the Mode Dial set to "Scene Intelligent Auto" and found the pictures came out really good. I just left the dial there, concentrating on composing the shoot. It is a great travel camera as it is small and light. I brought with me on a bike tour of Paris. In my opinion it is the best bank for the buck.

Great entry level camera

By Avalon
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-26

I knew what I was getting going into with this purchase. I was looking for an entry level, full frame camera that had a good set of lenses that I could grow into with better camera bodies down-the-line. The rp fit this bill perfectly. I will continue to use my other systems for sports and high speed shooting. But I am enjoying the rp for general photography. The ability to easily pack the rp body, an rf50f1.8, and F4 L series 24-105 and 70-200 zoom lenses in only a little more space than my M43 gear is a huge bonus. The camera body is straightforward and easy to use. The Jpeg images are great out of camera, and there is some flexibility in the raw files, which is not very important to me, as I don't do a lot of post processing, but I can push it a little bit when I need to. I wish the 4k video wasn't intentionally crippled with contrast detect focus. I am used to that using M43, although the better models have phase detect, so I can work with it pretty well, and the Dual pixel system with 1080 works very well. Otherwise not much to criticize here. It would be great if the camera had ibis, and I wish it had 1 or 2 more buttons on it that could be programmed ( I miss a dedicated iso button, but use the lens control ring for that). I can live with the frame rate for what I am using the camera for. This would absolutely be a 5 star rating if the 4K video focus were better and there were a few more direct controls. But I understand it's an entry level camera built to a price point, and I'm glad there are now a number of inexpensive lenses that people could purchase to keep the price down.. In my case I sacrificed a little bit of performance out of the body to be able to purchase the better L-series glass for the camera, it was a wise trade off for me. Overall, for an advanced enthusiast like myself, I am very satisfied with this camera. In a few years I will look forward to upgrading to a higher performing body, but it suits my needs very well at this point. I would highly recommend anybody looking to get into full frame for a reasonable price to look at an RP body.

Excellent choice for skilled hobbyists

By Kathy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-26

I bought this fine little camera as a Christmas gift for my husband, totally surprising him with it. He's already thrilled with the smaller size and weight - much different from his Canon 7D Mark II - and the transition from that camera to this one seems fairly easy. I got the R7 mirrorless in June and have had a great experience with it thus far, and I chose the RP for him because the two cameras share many of the same great features. Having had 6 months' experience with the R7 made setting up the RP pretty easy. In both cameras, the face and eye detection features work really well. If this bit of AI interests you as a potential buyer, my experience is that Canon has nailed it for these algorithms and I'm sure they'll only improve over time as the software engineers continue to tinker. The kit lens for the RP is certainly adequate for a range of shooting conditions that a hobbyist or semi-skilled photographer might encounter, but of course a maximum aperture of at least 2.8 is to be preferred for greater versatility in shooting conditions. As a high-school sports professional shooter, I have a wide array of Canon lenses that can be swapped around among the two 7D Mark II bodies and now the two RP bodies, so having the kit lens for the RP for my husband as a walking around lens with max of f4-7.1 isn't a huge disadvantage. Plus, the Canon R-mount adapter ring is reasonably priced and also is nothing but air, as is said, so there's no downside to using older lenses except for their weight. The RP is a very nice way to introduce a skilled hobbyist to the world of mirrorless photography in a camera loaded with features at an excellent price point.

I was skeptical after reading reviews.

By BdLayers
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-02

It’s been about a year since I moved to mirrorless. I owned a t7i and 6D. Loved the color profiles of canon so I decided to stick with the brand. I was between the RP and R. While the R is more suitable for my niche’, I found the RP for a steal. I absolutely fell in love with it. I’m getting into videography more as the time goes by and decided my next upgrade I’m going big with the R5C. While the R5C is a completely different beast of a hybrid. I still see myself using my RP daily. My camera is always attached to my neck literally so the RP is perfect size to use for a second body. For the price, you can’t lose. With some knowledge behind the RP you can definitely produce some professional grade photos. I just had my work published in Canvas Rebel with the help of the critically acclaimed underdog. I’m not sure if the image post with the information attached but if you’re interested in the iso, shutter speed etc. I’m on IG @bdlayers

Great quality camera

By Satya Deva
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-03-13

According to me, this camera is one of the best full frame cameras for beginners who are willing to shoot professional videography!! I personally suggest begginer photographers to buy this camera and learn through capturing numerous images and videos.

Great deal

By Yitzi
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-02-20

Considering the price and quality this camera is an amazing deal the only big downside is the battery since it is a bit small

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Does this comes with C-Log?

Does this comes with C-Log?
Asked by: Abraham
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-21

Does the RP viewfinder have a diopter?

Does the RP viewfinder have a diopter?
Asked by: Donna
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2022-01-30

Wha is the camera's write speed? That is, what ...

Wha is the camera's write speed? That is, what speed SD card should I get?
Asked by: William
This camera uses a UHS-II card, which writes at 299Mb/s.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-01

The adapter included free? with the boddy plus sd ...

The adapter included free? with the boddy plus sd card plus bag?
Asked by: Artiom
The body only does not come with a card or bag.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-15

The mechanical shutter speed tops at 1/4000 on ...

The mechanical shutter speed tops at 1/4000 on the RP. What about the electronic one? Anything faster? Most mirrorless cameras have an electronic shutter speed that picks up over 1/4000...
Asked by: Christian
The top shutter speed is 1/4000 in electronic or mechanical.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-19

Does this use dual pixel technology while ...

Does this use dual pixel technology while shooting video in 4k? (like how the M50 can't use dual pixel in 4k, only in 1080)
Asked by: David
No, only in 1080.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-13

Will all the Canon Flashes work with the RP?

Will all the Canon Flashes work with the RP?
Asked by: Ron
Yes they will
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2022-02-27

Does it support clean video out via hdmi or some ...

Does it support clean video out via hdmi or some other standard port which would allow full quality externalizations recording?
Asked by: Jason
Yes, but the HDMI output turns off after 30 minutes. So if you are looking to use the HDMI feed as a workaround for the EU 30 minute limit, it won't work with this camera.
Answered by: Thomas
Date published: 2021-07-12
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